Questions tagged [tetzaveh]

The weekly Torah portion of Tetzaveh (Exodus 27:20-30:10)

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Moshe's name is missing

Why is Moshe name not mentioned in parshas Tetzaveh?
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What is the significance of the Choshen stones assigned to each tribe?

Shemot 28:17-20 discusses the types of stones and their arrangements on the Choshen (breastplate). Each stone had the name of a tribe inscribed in it. Verse 21 mentions that the order of the stones ...
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Why not פִּטְדָּֽה?

Exodus 28:17 and 39:10 tell that the second stone in the first row of the breastplate of the high priest was פִּטְדָֽה (often translated as topaz). The first unaccented syllable is פִּטְ which is a ...